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I want to know more about volunteering

Every time you lend a hand, you are helping to change the lives of older people in Surrey.

If you are interested in finding out more about volunteering, please select 'Register your interest' above to complete our short enquiry form.

Please see below for current volunteer vacancies and full role descriptions. Volunteers ideally will have their own transport, especially for the more rural areas, and be willing to travel up to a 15 mile radius of their home. All volunteers need to be over 18 years.

Current Volunteer Posts:


We are looking for committed people with a range of professional and life experience, to join our Board of Trustees.

Trustee role details

Befrienders - Guildford and Waverley

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer in helping combat loneliness among older people?

Volunteer role details

Befrienders - Runnymede and Spelthorne

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer in helping combat loneliness among older people?

Volunteer role details

Haslemere Lunch Club

Help facilitate the running of our Haslemere Lunch Club.

Volunteer role details

Tea and Chat - Caterham

Facilitating the running of Tea & Chat sessions once a month.

Volunteer Assistant (Tea & Chat - Caterham) role details

Tea and Chat - Oxted

Walk Leader - GO50

To plan and lead countryside walks in areas across Surrey for groups of people aged 50 plus.

Volunteer role details

Community Hospital Volunteer - Farnham

This is part of a project called Virgin Care for volunteers to visit older people staying in one of the community hospitals: Farnham and Milford - and to help run group activities and one-to-one befriending.

Volunteer role details

Volunteer Events Assistant - Guildford

Our friendly Fundraising Department is looking for a volunteer who is interested in gaining experience with running events or who is looking for a career in events management. You need to be friendly, confident and enthusiastic.

Volunteer role details

Information and Advice - Welfare and Benefits Adviser (Surrey)

As a volunteer you will be trained to help older people claim benefits to which they may be entitled.

To apply for any of the following volunteer roles, please select 'Apply now' below. This will take you to our downloadable interactive Application Form (PDF). Once completed, please return using either of the following options:

I want to apply to be a volunteer

Please download and complete the application form. You can then email it to or print and post to Rex House.

If we do not cover the area in which you live, we have compiled a list of other organisations and charities that may need your support. Please click here for a list of other local charities, and the potential volunteer opportunities available.